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Help please, Uc, carers and pip!
Hi I'm new on here and really hoping for some clarity and advice. So me and my partner have been on a joint claim on Uc for ages. I am his carer and he was in the limited capability for work but had to prepare for work. He was also getting pip. Recently it was time for a re assessment of pip and also re assessment for Uc. After his pip assessment it came back he was entitled to pip anymore , he didn't score one point. We have already actioned mantory reconsideration and confident this will be eventually over turned. After his Uc re assessment a couple of weeks after the pip , Uc have decided his condition is worse and they moved him into limited capability for work and not able to prepare for work so his money is due to go up 230 a month. I rang Uc and they said this would start from our 12 the September payment as the higher element is from the 9th August. So all this is fine but are payment for 12th August still has the carer element 160 but still being deducted the carer allowance 268 . I thought as soon as pip stopped they would have been notified but obviously not. I'm slightly torn and what I need help with is this: part of me thinks not to say anything and go short each month a) I am a full time carer regardless and if I say I'm not getting carer allowance they will say I have to look for work full time time until we get the pip decision over turned which I dont think I can cope with , being a carer takes it all out of me b) I'm very confident it will b over turned, the pip assessor totally lied and twister what was said and u couldn't get two different outcomes from pip and Uc which says it all, so therefore what's the point of changing it as hopefully will be back to normal soon. But on the other hand we have gone from £950 a month to £400 a month and we are really really struggling here. If I ring Uc up and tell them. Will we get Augusts money returned to us ? Will I still get the carer element and just lose the allowance? If I no we will get Augusts money returned to us and especially if we will still get the element then I can't afford not too and will just have to grin and bare the consequences. I really hope I've explained everything clearly and with enough detail. I'm new to forums so apologize if not but please feel free to ask. Hope someone can help me out thanks in advance
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